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September 12, 2017
Amazon's announcement that it's searching for a second HQ is generating a backlash in Seattle and elsewhere. Margaret O'Mara, a UW associate professor of history, is quoted. Featured on GeekWire 
Professor Emeritus Quintard Taylor
September 1, 2017
Professor Emeritus Quintard Taylor has been awarded the 2017 Robert Gray Medal by the Washington State Historical Society. The pretigious prize is given in recognition of Taylor’s distinguished career as a professor of history and his far-reaching commitment to researching, preserving, and promoting the history of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest.
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August 15, 2017
Quintard Taylor, professor emeritus of history, on Centralia's founding father and his unique place in history. Featured on Oregon Public Broadcasting 
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August 15, 2017
We've been through this drill before–for at least three decades during the Cold War years. John Findlay, professor of history at UW, is quoted. Featured on Seattle Times 
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August 15, 2017
The alt-right has an unlikely new martyr in the culture wars: A Harvard-educated engineer in the heart of Silicon Valley. Margaret O'Mara, a history professor at the UW, is quoted.
Kayla Schott-Bresler (History MA, 2013)
August 11, 2017
Ask a Seattle resident about the most pressing issue confronting the city and chances are the response will be a lack of affordable housing. Western Washington is growing fast, and the market for both rentals and home sales reflects this reality.
Portrait of UW History Alum Ben Green
August 4, 2017
In spring 2017, UW History alum Ben Green interned with the non-profit organization Skate Like a Girl in Seattle, WA. Read on for Ben's reflections on his time creating a digital archive of the organization's history and click the link above to find out more about the Skate Like a Girl programs!
UW History Alum Cynthia Meng speaks on the senate floor during her internship with the Washington State Legislature.
July 31, 2017
In winter 2017, UW History alum Cynthia Meng interned with the Washington State Legislative Internship Program in Olympia, WA. Read on for Cynthia's reflections on her time in the state legislature and click the link above to find out how current students can get more information about this internship program!
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July 31, 2017
It is not every day that you meet someone who has a PhD in history; speaks Russian fluently; creates maps using a geographic information system (GIS); troubleshoots computer hardware; an
The Pulitzer prize-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson is speaking with Julie Green, Chelsea Nelson, and Kelly Lytle Hernandez about mass Incarceration and the working class during the opening plenary session. Credit: Herman Gilman.
July 28, 2017
For four days this summer, the University of Washington became the worldwide center for the study of labor and working-class history. More than 500 scholars, activists, community members, and labor organizers from around the county and the globe came to campus to attend the Scales of Struggle conference, hosted by the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA).